1/14 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 4/21*


1. Ben Henderson (19-2, 7-0 UFC) 2. Gilbert Melendez (20-3, 0-1 UFC) 3. Anthony Pettis (16-2, 3-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Jose Aldo @ FW 4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: T.J. Grant #12 5. Josh Thomson (20-5, 3-1 UFC)  6. Nate Diaz (16-9, 11-7 UFC)  7. Jim Miller (22-4, 11-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Pat Healy #23…

11/18 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 12/30*


1. Ben Henderson (18-2, 6-0 UFC)  2. Frankie Edgar (14-3-1, 9-3-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Jose Aldo @ FW 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC)  5. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Donald Cerrone #8 6. Nate Diaz (16-8, 11-6 UFC)  7. Jim Miller (22-4, 11-3 UFC) 8. Donald Cerrone (19-4, 6-1…

8/12 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 10/14*


1. Ben Henderson (17-2, 5-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Nate Diaz #5 2. Frankie Edgar (14-3-1, 9-3-1 UFC)  3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Pat Healy #26 4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Joe Lauzon #13 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 6. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC)…

5/27 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 8/4*


1. Ben Henderson (16-2, 4-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #2 2. Frankie Edgar (14-2-1, 9-2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) 6. Jim Miller (21-4, 10-3 UFC)  7. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC) 8. Michael Chandler (10-0, 7-0 BFC) *Next…

1/29 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 5/20*


1. Ben Henderson (16-2, 4-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #2 2. Frankie Edgar (14-2-1, 9-2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Clay Guida #11 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) 6. Jim Miller (21-4, 10-3 UFC)  7. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC)…

8/30 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated: 1/21*


1. Frankie Edgar (14-1-1, 9-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #4 2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 10-1 Strikeforce)  3. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC)  4. Ben Henderson (15-2, 3-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 5. Shinya Aoki (29-5, 1-1 Strikeforce) 6. Jim Miller (21-3, 10-2 UFC) 7. Michael Chandler (9-0, 6-0 BFC) 8. Eddie Alvarez (23-3, 6-1 BFC) …

8/28 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 10/9*


1. Frankie Edgar (14-1-1, 9-1-1 UFC)  2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 9-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Jorge Masvidal #25 3. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC)  4. Shinya Aoki (29-5, 1-1 Strikeforce) 5. Eddie Alvarez (23-2, 6-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Michael Chandler #NR 6. Ben Henderson (14-2, 2-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Clay Guida #9 7. Jim Miller (20-3, 9-2 UFC) 8. Sean Sherk…

UFC 134 Results: Silva remains champ, TKO’s Okami


Main Card: Anderson Silva def Yushin Okami by TKO (strikes) Round 2 (2:04) Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Forrest Griffin by TKO (punches) Round 1 (1:53) Edson Barboza def. Ross Pearson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Brendan Schaub by TKO (punches) Round 1 (3:09) Stanislav Nedkov def. Luiz Cane by TKO…

UFC 134: Silva vs Okami Predictions


Main Card: Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami  Prediction: Anderson Silva by TKO Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua  Prediction: Forrest Griffin by Decision Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub  Prediction: Brendan Schaub by Decision Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov  Prediction: Nedkov by Decision Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson  Prediction: Barboza by TKO  – Spike TV Card: Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares …

3/26 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 6/5*


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 9-1 Strikeforce) 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Jim Miller (20-2, 9-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #13 5. Eddie Alvarez (23-2, 6-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Michael Chandler #Unranked 6….

2/27 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 3/9/11


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Tatsuya Kawajiri #14 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Eddie Alvarez (22-2, 5-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Pat Curran #Unranked 5. Jim Miller (19-2, 8-1 UFC) *Next Fight:…

1/11 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce) 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Eddie Alvarez (22-2, 5-0 BFC) 5. Jim Miller (19-2, 8-1 UFC) 6. Shinya Aoki (26-5, 10-3 DREAM) 7. Kenny Florian (13-5, 11-4 UFC)…